All posts by Andrew Edmunds

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Ironsword – Overlords Of Chaos Review

Ironsword hails from Portugal, and this is their third full-length release of epic METAL. (Ironsword is too METAL for lower-case letters.) Manilla Road comparisons abound, and they’re more than justified, as Ironsword evokes the METAL

Eidulon – Idolatriae Review

I travel for a living, and as I was listening to this record, planning my angle of approach to this very review, I found myself on the road again, this time traveling through a particularly

Anthrax – Oidivnikufesin (DVD) Review

Filmed live at London’s Hammersmith Odeon on the Among The Living tour, Oidivnikufesin (henceforth referred to as “Oidiv”) captures Anthrax at the creative peak of the 80s thrash wave, riding high on the success of

Deeply Confused – Isolated Review

I’ll open the review with what you’re all already thinking: Deeply Confused is among the lamest band names I’ve heard of late. I’m sure they hear that quite a bit, although apparently not often enough

Exodus – Let There Be Blood Review

Going into this without having heard a single one of these re-recorded versions of the Bonded By Blood classics, I was fairly certain this record didn’t need to exist. Like a lot of old farts,

Trinacria – Travel Now Journey Infinitely Review

From Wikipedia, “Trinacria is both an alternative name for Sicily and its national symbol (an ancient form of the Triskelion), which also appears on its flag.” In case you don’t have a Word-A-Day calendar, a triskelion

Clutch – Full Fathom Five: Video Field Recordings 2007/2008 Review

Like Clutch themselves, Full Fathom Five has no frills. It’s packaged in a simple digipack case, with space-rock artwork that just as easily could’ve adorned a Hawkwind record in 1971. There are no bonus features,

Master – Slaves To Society (Reissue) Review

In a perfect world, the record-consuming public would be as excited about a new Master record as they are about Death Magnetic or Warbringer or whatever banality Trivium will unleash upon us soon. For twenty-five